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Jan 25, 2023

Federal Trade Commission Proposes Ban on All Noncompetes

By: Jessica Jackler On January 5, 2023, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that would ban employers from imposing noncompetes on their workers. The proposed rule would prohibit employers from entering into noncompete clauses with their workers including independent contractors. It would require employers to […]

Jan 12, 2023

Free Webinars/Seminars by Downey & Lenkov

Downey & Lenkov has been at the forefront of providing educational training for years. We recently presented in person for a multi-state insurance carrier in-depth general liability training addressing the ins and outs of claims investigation, accessing party liability and damages, and evaluating case exposure and settlement value. We welcome […]

Dec 22, 2022

Illinois Private Organizations Can Be Held Liable for Discrimination as Places of Public Accommodations

By: Jessica Jackler On August 19, 2022, the Second District Appellate Court of Illinois in M.U. v. Team Illinois Hockey Club, Inc., et al., 2022 IL App (2d) 210568, held that plaintiff could maintain a cause of action for discrimination against a private organization under the section of the Illinois […]

Nov 10, 2022

Chris Puckelwartz Named Income Member

We are pleased to announce that Chris Puckelwartz has been elected to Income Member. Chris has been a longtime valuable asset to our General Liability team, having successfully represented many of the largest corporations and retail chains in the U.S. He is especially noted for his thoroughness, due diligence and exploring early, […]

Oct 26, 2022

Samuel Levine Named President of SOICA

Of Counsel Samuel Levine has been appointed President of the Society of Illinois Construction Attorneys (SOICA). SOICA recognizes Illinois lawyers who are distinguished for their skill, experience, and professional conduct in the practice of construction law. Members discuss social and economic forces affecting the construction industry, as well as laws […]

Oct 7, 2022

Kirsten Kaiser Kus & Werner Sabo Named to 2023 Best Lawyers in America® List

Capital member Kirsten Kaiser Kus and of counsel Werner Sabo were recognized by their peers in the 29th Edition of Best Lawyers in America. Kirsten was honored for her high-caliber work in workers’ compensation defense for the fourth consecutive year. Werner was highlighted for his work in construction litigation for the second consecutive year. Both […]

Oct 4, 2022

Downey & Lenkov Participates in USLI’s October Together—Stronger Together Auction

Downey & Lenkov is proud to participate in USLI’s October Together—Stronger Together Silent Auction benefiting October Together is a month of fundraisers and events where all proceeds benefit, a non-profit organization that helps women and their families by providing expert medical information about breast health and breast cancer, […]

Sep 8, 2022

Downey & Lenkov Secures Several Favorable Decisions in Illinois Court and Arbitration Panel Decisions

Downey & Lenkov firm is on a roll! In the past 2 months we have secured several favorable Illinois court and arbitration panel decisions. These state and appellate court decisions include successful summary judgment and other dispositive motions on a variety of matters ranging from employment to construction defect to […]

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